Valentina Shevchenko, Jon Jones open as overwhelming favorites in newly-booked title bouts

Oddsmakers aren’t placing a lot religion into Jessica Eye or Thiago Santos following the UFC’s newest spherical of championship bookings.

Each Eye and Santos opened as large betting underdogs on Thursday for his or her respective title bouts in opposition to UFC ladies’s flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko and UFC gentle heavyweight champion Jon Jones at UFC 238 and UFC 239. Eye opened as greater than an Eight-to-1 underdog (+825) reverse Shevchenko (-1250), whereas Santos opened as almost a 6-to-1 underdog (+575) reverse Jones (-800), per web bookmaker BetOnline.

The figures signify essentially the most one-sided opening odds of Shevchenko’s profession, and likewise of Jones since his 2012 battle in opposition to Vitor Belfort.

UFC 238 takes place June Eight on the United Heart in Chicago, IL.

UFC 239 takes place July 6 on the T-Cellular Enviornment in Las Vegas, NV.

Each occasions are headlined by a championship double-header, with Henry Cejudo vs. Marlon Moraes and Shevchenko vs. Eye main UFC 238, and Jones vs. Santos and Amanda Nunes vs. Holly Holm main UFC 239.

Cejudo, the present UFC flyweight champion, opened as a slight betting underdog (+155) to Moraes (-180) in UFC 238’s conflict for the vacant bantamweight title.

Nunes, the UFC’s first-ever two-division ladies’s champion, opened as a wholesome favourite (-320) to defend her bantamweight title in opposition to former titleholder Holm (-260).

A whole itemizing of opening betting odds for UFC 238 and UFC 239’s title bouts will be discovered under.

UFC 238

Henry Cejudo vs. Marlon Moraes
Henry Cejudo: +155 (31/20)
Marlon Moraes: -180 (5/9)

Valentina Shevchenko vs. Jessica Eye
Jessica Eye: +850 (17/2)
Valentina Shevchenko: -1250 (2/25)

UFC 239

Jon Jones vs. Thiago Santos
Jon Jones: -800 (1/Eight)
Thiago Santos: +575 (23/four)

Amanda Nunes vs. Holly Holm
Amanda Nunes: -320 (5/16)
Holly Holm: +260 (13/5)

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